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Clyde's of Columbia

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Thu, 4/25
8:00 PM

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

Location and contact

Menu

STARTERS
9.99
Grilled Artichoke (GF)
tomato-garlic compote, roasted garlic aïoli
12.99
Oysters Rockefeller
local oysters, creamed spinach. Pernod
13.99
Shrimp Scampi
white wine-garlic butter sauce, garlic bread
12.99
Fritto Misto
fried calamari, shrimp, onions, zucchini, cauliflower, romesco sauce
12.99
Crab & Artichoke Dip
toasted baguette
8.99
Roasted Beets (GF)
goat cheese, pistachios, watermelon radishes, watercress
11.99
Crispy-Buttery Mozzarella
marinara, balsamic reduction, crostini, basil
10.99
Creamy Hummus
slow-roasted tomato, garlic confit, extra-virgin olive oil, pita
11.99
Beef Carpaccio*
Ceasar aïoli, red onion, fried capers, arugula, fennel, Grana Padano, house-made grissini
half-dozen 6.99
dozen 11.99
Chicken Wings
traditional, mumbo or dry rub
AMERICAN FARMHOUSE CHEESE SAMPLER
apple jam, pecan-raisin bread, honey walnuts, pickled vegetables...15.99
Ewereka
Paso Robles, CA - sheep's milk cheddar
Grazin Girl
Valley Ford, CA – gorgonzola-style, raw cow's milk
Mont St. Francis
Greenville, IN – Imperial stout-washed rind, goat's milk
St. Stephen
Stephentown, NY - bloomy rind, cow's milk
GREENS
Add to any salad: grilled chicken...8.99 / hanger steak...9.99 / Atlantic salmon...9.99 / Gulf shrimp...9.99 / sesame tuna...9.99
7.99
Mixed Greens Salad (GF)
English cucumbers, carrots, cherry tomatoes, lemon-basil vinaigrette
8.99
Spring Market Salad (GF)
power lettuce blend, sugar snap peas, radishes, celery, carrots, scallions, toasted almonds, mint, honey-yogurt-poppy seed dressing
18.99
Crispy Shrimp Salad*
salt & pepper crispy shrimp, Napa cabbage, mixed greens, red peppers, scallions, orange, soba noodles, ginger dressing, peanut dressing
18.99
Steak Chopped Salad* (GF)
romaine, bacon, cucumbers, tomatoes, scallions, hard-boiled egg, white cheddar, sunflower seeds, buttermilk dressing
16.99
Roasted Chicken & Quinoa (GF)
Tuscan kale, pickled baby carrots, radishes, red onions, Grana Padano, pistachios, balsamic vinaigrette
8.99
Caesar Salad
18.99
Salmon Niçoise (GF)
cold-smoked salmon, arugula, baby red kale, fingerling potatoes, cherry tomatoes, Kalamata olives, green beans, egg, pesto, sherry vinaigrette
MAIN
15.99
Cornmeal-Crusted Chesapeake Bay Blue Catfish
Carolina Gold rice, black-eyed peas, smoked sausage, Vidalia onions, collard greens, spiced ham hock broth
14.99
Bowl of Spring
Carolina Gold rice, farro, red quinoa, asparagus, Vidalia onions, zucchini, watercress, chickpeas, fresh goat cheese, lemon-dill vinaigrette
19.99
Atlantic Salmon (GF)
asparagus, charred cippolini, arugula, celeriac-fennel puree
17.99
Shrimp & Grits
stone-ground grit cake, Cajun shrimp sauce, andouille sausage, Swiss chard
single 19.99
double 34.99
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
french fries, coleslaw, tartar sauce, lemon
17.99
Brick Chicken (GF)
barley risotto, English peas, asparagus, chicken jus
16.99
Fish & Chips
Guinness Blond-battered cod, house-made french fries, tartar sauce
15.99
Omelet
asparagus, Vidalia onions, spinach, Comté, small mixed greens salad
15.99
Eggplant Parmesan
fried eggplant, mozzarella, marinara, spinach, Grana Padano, balsamic, basil
23.99
Steak Frites* (GF)
Cedar River Farms® 8-oz. hanger steak, herbed french fries, béarnaise
PASTA
Gluten-free pasta available, additional 2.00.
15.99
Chicken Garganelli
asparagus, English peas, wild mushrooms, Virginia ham, Marsala cream sauce
15.99
Three-Cheese Ravioli
marinara, bok choy, shaved Grana Padano, extra-virgin olive oil, basil
16.99
Rigatoni Bolognese
beef, pork & veal, tomatoes, pancetta, shaved Grana Padano
FROM THE GRILL
Clyde's hamburgers are 6 ¾ ounces of locally ground chuck sourced from Cedar River Farms®. Grill items are served with lettuce, tomato, pickle and your choice of french fries, fruit, small mixed greens salad, or small Caesar salad. Gluten-free bread available, additional 1.00.
12.99
Hamburger*
13.99
Cheeseburger*
American, provolone, Swiss, Muenster, pepper Jack, cheddar
14.99
Bacon Cheeseburger*
American, provolone, Swiss, Muenster, pepper Jack, cheddar
13.99
All-American Burger*
two thin beef patties, burger sauce, lettuce, tomato, pickle, American
13.99
Quinoa & Lentil Burger
spicy Italian veggie burger, basil aïoli, lettuce, red onions, tomatoes, house-made wheat bun
13.99
Catfish Burger
blackened catfish, lettuce, tomato, tartar sauce, toasted French baguette
14.99
Chicken Sandwich #1
grilled chicken breast, bacon, Muenster, sesame seed bun
SANDWICHES
Sandwiches are served with your choice of french fries, fruit, small mixed greens salad, or small Caesar salad. Gluten-free bread available, additional 1.00.
14.99
Chicken Panini
roasted chicken breast, cheddar, bacon, pickled red onions, spinach, basil aïoli, ciabatta
13.99
Turkey Salad
cranberry, walnut & turkey salad, lettuce, tomato, toasted croissant
15.99
Reuben
first-cut corned beef, Swiss, sauerkraut, Thousand Island, griddled rye
13.99
Falafel
hummus, tomatoes, cucumbers, pickled onions, lettuce, mint, garlic tahini, tzatziki, house-made pita
19.99
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
toasted potato roll, coleslaw, tartar sauce.
14.99
French Dip*
caramelized onion, provolone, horseradish cream, French baguette, au jus
About
Situated between Washington and Baltimore, overlooking Lake Kittamaqundi, Clyde's of Columbia is perfectly situated for good times. Clyde's location attracts nearby shoppers, Merriweather Post Pavilion visitors, businesspeople and families for its great food and friendly atmosphere. The casual setting offers its patrons dining at the long wooden bar, framed by vintage travel posters, or elegant seating along the windows with a view of the lake. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, festivals and concerts attract people from miles around to enjoy the outside pavilion making Clyde's of Columbia a local favorite.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without question, we appreciate the warmth and professionalism of all the staff along with the cleanliness of the facility. However, the food was disappointing. Basic lunch dishes but many details missed and the seriously overcooked 'rubber shrimp' was unacceptable and should have never been sent...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank DCN2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Menu had a nice variety of food items. Service was quick and friendly. Food was just okay. Music a little too loud so,that it was difficult to converse with our friends.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Princeypuss
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

Although the food was great the service was horrible. Hardly anyone at the bar and it felt like pulling teeth to get any service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kristenb480
Reviewed January 27, 2019

The service was average, the food would have been good if we had received all of our food at the same time. The waiter had 3 tables and the restaurant was nearly empty and the service still was horrible. We saw so many waitstaff members...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Patricia D
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Clyde's in Columbia is a good place for a Sunday brunch. Good breakfast items and lunch items as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed December 10, 2018

It doesn't matter which Clyde's Group restaurant you frequent, they are awfully well managed. My first trip to the Columbia location of Clyde's, and it was classy, consistent, and dependable. Food excellent, check...service at the bar, excellent, check, atmosphere warm and welcoming, check, expectations fulfilled,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Joe B
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant to have our Thanksgiving dinner. Luckily I received an email from Clyde’s telling me about their Thanksgiving Holiday. We made a reservation knowing that Clyde’s has a great reputation. When we arrived we were seated right away and greeted...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank shotsiew
Reviewed November 12, 2018

I had a good experience at Clyde's. The location is great, it's in between Baltimore and DC so it was a great place to meet up with friends. Its right on a lake too so there are definitely some good vibes. The best part of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank raychick427
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Nice upscale but casual ambiance. Great selection of food and good service. Reasonably priced and a great spot to meet up with friends or a date night. Food very fresh, seasonal menu. All in All always a nice meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kennethc288
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Because Clyde's is located in a business park development in Columbia, and because of it's low-key exterior (facing an artificial lake, little signage, uninteresting facade), it has to make a statement with its food, and it does. The dining area and bar are strangely elongated,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gogara
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Faye W
March 1, 2017|
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Response from 180CaroleB | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe Clyde's provides rooms for large parties.
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ynkedragon
January 13, 2017|
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Response from TJKubancik | Reviewed this property |
I am not with the restaurant so I do not know.
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Ron A
September 22, 2016|
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Response from 1UniqueRN | Reviewed this property |
It's a parking lot next to the area and it's a short walk to the restaurant very short
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